Quick facts

Goa

Goa is the sun-soaked Indian state where East meets the West. It takes you to an unhindered charm of places where you witness a whole bundle of nature’s marvel at their splendid best. See the beachside celebrations or appreciate the beauty of starry sky, excitement never ends at Goa! For those who love adventure indulgence can go for parasailing, jet skiing, and windsurfing as the land offers a horde of choices to choose from. Go for thrilling water sports, interact with locals, chill at a shack, renting a scooter to enjoy its local life- Goa contemplate the true meaning of life.

population

Population

18.2 Lakhs

state

State

Goa

culture

Culture

Eastern, Western

language

Language

Konkani

weather

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    230C
    340C
  • feb
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    210C
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    230C
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  • apr
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    260C
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  • may
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    280C
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  • jun
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    270C
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  • jul
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    260C
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  • aug
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    260C
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  • sep
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    270C
    310C
  • oct
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    230C
    340C
  • nov
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    230C
    340C
  • dec
    weather
    210C
    320C
  • best month
    January
    February
    November
    December

must see

Food and Beverage

Budget Eats

Ruta’s World Café
This café is run by the world-famous Chef, Ruta Kahate. After years of experience as award-winning cook and author, Chef Ruta Kahate decided to bless people at Margao beach with some of her culinary magic. Enjoy its tasty dishes with live performances.

Must Try: Banana Bread
Location: Fr Miranda Road

Ourem 88
It’s the only place in Goa where all big things come in pocket-friendly packages. Ourem 88 is a British-run gastro-sensation, popular among locals and tourist alike. With a handful of tables, this eatery is known for offering a masterful menu. 

Must Try: Fluffy Souffle& Tender Calamari
Location: Palolem, Canacona, Goa

Cafe Sussegado Souza, Calangute
Only a few minutes away from the North Goa’s Calangute Market, located a beautiful yellow-painted Portuguese-era house that serves town’s best local cuisines. Whether its traditional fish curry with rice or Goan liquor Feni, each dish is served with authenticity.

Must-Try: Chicken Xacuti & Pork Sarapatel 
Location: Calangute-Anjuna Rd

Goa’s Ark
It is one of Goa’s best places where the menu is full of meat-heavy cuisines from the Mediterranean & Middle Eastern region. Boasted with a pleasing ambiance settled in the garden area, Goa’s Ark is equally famous among vegetarians for its vegan specialty - baba ganoush.

Must-Try: Baba Ganoush & Bell Pepper Prawns
Location: 882, Mazal Waddo, Anjuna, Goa

Not So Budget Friendly

Go With the Flow
With a global menu, this eatery is famous for endowing relaxed dining experience that makes you actually sit back and enjoy every bite of your food experiencing the exotic beauty of Baga Beach. It’s a perfect place for a romantic dinner.  

Must Try: Roasted Pork Belly
Location: Baga River Road

Fiesta
Witnessing Goa’s electrifying nightlife in the heart of Goa, Fiesta overlooks the famous Baga Beach in North Goa. It has an open bar and outdoor pool where you can chill with your friends while enjoying your snacks and drinks.

Must Try: Pasta & Pizza
Location: Tito’s Lane, Baga Beach

Bomra’s, Candolim
A casual-looking restaurant located at the western side of Fort Aguada Road is the best place that serves an excellent selection of authentic Burmese cuisines. You’ll also see some traditional cuisines from China, Laos, Thailand and India on its menu.

Must Try: Black Pomfret & Red Snapper
Location: Fort Aquada Road, Candolim

La Plage
Famous for endowing a predominant menu full of traditional French cuisines, La Plage is the ideal place to taste a fantastic fusion of food. With beautiful ambience with good music in background, La Plage is a beach shack that confers the taste of French luxury.

Must Try: Seared Tuna & Wasabi Mashed Potatoes
Location: Katte Wada Road, Mandrem, Goa

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